Tax and Motor Vehicles

In either August or September 490 B.C., the Greeks had a difference of opinion with the Persians at a place called Marathon. Said difference of opinion led to an exchange of blows which eventually led to the defeat of the Persian army. A soldier by the name of...

New format for financial statements: XBRL

Extensive Business Reporting Language (XBRL) Article by Elzanne de Bruin AGA (SA) There are new requirements in terms of the format of financial statements namely XBRL (Extensible Business Reporting Language).  As of 1 July 2018, certain Companies and Close...

Employer-Owned and other Life Policies

The first life table was written by Edmund Halley in 1693. This was pivotal for the development of modern life insurance. Interestingly enough the whole process was started by religion and gambling. In 1654 a French nobleman and amateur mathematician by the name of...